|Name||Lori Coppinger (Tyler)|
|Black Belt #||055|
|Rank||5th Degree Master Black Belt|
|Date Started Training||1981|
|Dojang Location||Central CT State University|
Martial Arts Specialty
Self-Defense & Sparring
Master of Arts Degree:|
Bachelor of Arts Degree:
|Martial Arts Philosophy||“Integrity always”, “service before self”, “defend those who cannot defend themselves”, and “as you train, so shall you fight.”|
Master Lori Coppinger (Tyler) began her training in Cheezic Tang Soo Do in 1981 at Central Connecticut State University. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, a Master of Arts degree in Theology, and attended the Connecticut Police Academy and the FBI National Academy. She is currently employed as Detective Captain at the West Hartford Police Department, is an Adjunct Instructor at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, and instructs police officers in self-defense.
Master Coppinger has had a distinguished martial arts career, excelling in her areas of specialty: self-defense and sparring. She was named 1991 Woman of the Year by the Professional Karate League (PKL) Hall of Fame, rated number one in New England and number three nationally in 1991 for sparring by the PKL Pro/Am Circuit, and rated number one in the nation in sparring in 1993 by the PKL Pro/Am Circuit.
Master Coppinger believes in “Integrity always”, “service before self”, “defend those who cannot defend themselves”, and “as you train, so shall you fight.”
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